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Environmental Engineering GA - Service Learning and Outreach Program
University of Connecticut

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2021
Title Environmental Engineering GA - Service Learning and Outreach Program
University University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT, United States
Department Civil & Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Feb. 15, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 23, 2021
  • Graduate Student
  • Ecological and Environmental

The Connecticut Brownfields Initiative ( and the Geoenvironmental Engineering Lab ( are seeking a Graduate Assistant to support the Service Learning project E-Corps ( The Graduate Assistant is expected to be a full time Master’s or Ph.D. student in Environmental Engineering and pursue research related to the broad activities of the Geoenvironmental Engineering Lab (environmental surface chemistry, spectroscopic applications for soil quality assessment, sulfide oxidation and environmental justice are current topics of interest). The GA position entails the support of the Brownfield Corps, a Service Learning course that trains students on the characterization, cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields sites, working with Connecticut municipalities on real projects.

Duties of the GA include:
- Assist with supervision of service learning projects
- Assist with course materials and grading
- Participate in meetings with communities and stakeholders
- Assist with the evaluation and planning of community brownfield projects

Minimum qualifications for the GA position:
- BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering
- Native English speaker

Preferred qualifications
- Previous coursework or professional experience with contaminated site remediation or geoenvironmental engineering

These qualifications are in addition to the minimum qualification for admission to the MS or PhD program for Environmental Engineering, which can be found here
The graduate assistantship is a 20-hour appointment in support of the NSF project…ssistantship benefits are determined by the UConn Graduate School

For questions and to schedule a Skype interview, contact Prof. Maria Chrysochoou (please attach your resume and a letter of intent articulating how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications and your research interests).

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Maria Chrysochoou
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
    University of Connecticut
    Storrs, CT
  • 8604863594


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